Apple has been preparing to start mass production of the iPhone 14 lineup before very long as the new gadgets are supposed to be officially declared this fall. Be that as it may, as the organization faces supply issues, Apple is currently growing its list of providers for the upcoming iPhone 14 models.
As per expert Ming-Chi Kuo on Twitter, SG Micro’s parts have passed the quality certification for the high-end iPhone 14 models. Accordingly, the Chinese organization having some expertise in integrated circuits joins Apple’s list of providers that will give parts to the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Apple will utilize SG Micro’s power management integrated circuitry (which deals with the battery and level shifter) in the current year’s iPhones. Kuo takes note of that this is the first time SG Micro will supply components for Apple’s high-end products, which will assist the Chinese organization with expanding its revenue and furthermore decidedly affect iPhone 14 shipments.
The expert additionally says that the arrangement with SG Micro infers that the technical abilities of its chips “have reached the tier-1 level,” which is expected for components used by more costly, high-end electronic gadgets. Recently, Apple likewise collaborated with new providers for camera components expected for the iPhone 14 Pro.
Might iPhone 14 shipments face a delay?
Back in May, a Nikkei Asia report uncovered that iPhone 14 production was postponed by three weeks because of COVID-19 lockdowns in China. These reports were substantiated by investigator Jeff Pu, who uncovered that iPhone 14 Max (the new 6.7-inch mid-range model expected to supplant the iPhone smaller than normal) was the most impacted by the postponements.
All the more as of late, Kuo likewise said that Apple will confront supply issues with the large scale manufacturing of the iPhone 14. Nonetheless, the examiner accepts that these issues will have a “restricted influence” on shipments of the new telephones. That is on the grounds that Apple orders a huge number of parts a long time in front of the authority send off of the new items, which gives the organization time to deliver an enormous amount of units.
In any case, with the continuous chip lack, the accessibility of the iPhone 14 may be very restricted at send off. All the more as of late, transporting gauges for the new M2 MacBook Air slipped to late August not long after the new PC hits stores a week ago. Different items, for example, the iPad have likewise been confronting supply issues.
Apple is supposed to present four new iPhone 14 models in September, albeit significant overhauls like another screen configuration ought to be selective to the new Pro models.